Day for night
Day for night shooting is a staple of the filming industry, allowing productions to cut costs and film night scenes during the day.
Color and color temperature can be crucial components of just about any scene. For instance, the lighting of an orange sky typically associated with a sunset. Why is that? Color temperature inherently delivers a feeling or mood and serves as a distinct tone that delivers information like what time...
Type of lights
The best ways to make a production look pro is to use the right type of lights at the right time — though this is easier said than done.
Understanding film lighting tools and techniques is essential to making great film and video.
What is a gaffer?
Every successful project needs a talented gaffer working at the helm of the electrical department. Here is why gaffers are so important.
Controlling the Quality of Light
There's an old axiom in the art world: A good artist is the master of their tools. A great artist is the master of their medium. As filmmakers, one of our mediums is light. Understanding film lighting is essential. No matter how brilliant the performer, no matter how perfect...
This video is all about light types for video and film.You’ll learn about Tungsten, LED, Fluorescent and HMI lights. We will also cover Soft, Fresnel, Flood, PAR and Practical lights. With this information, we hope you’re able to choose the best light for whatever job you are trying to get...
We'll define what low key lighting is
Low-key lighting is a great lighting technique every videographer should have in their arsenal. Here we'll define what it is and how you can use it.
High key lighting was used in this scene in 2011's Restless
It’s important to know what high-key lighting is and how you can use it to add depth to your film’s atmosphere and style. Here's what you need to know.
Three Point Lighting
Three-point lighting the easy answer to a myriad of questions. It's very adaptable, doesn't necessarily requires three lights, and luckily, it's not terribly difficult to learn.

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